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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 05/11/2012 at 10:00


Cold, and bright. Hint of frost gone by time I got up. Cloudless sky. Last night, by greenhouse temp was warmer than night before.

Bonfire tonight - street thing, lets hope it stays clear.

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Posted: 05/11/2012 at 09:37

Bjay present.

Neighbour came and called for OH 8.30 this morning to go and play - building bonfire!.OH taken dog for walk muttering about a whole day to build a small bonfire.

Found toffee apple muffin recipe so will make them this afternoon for the grand event.

Didn't say - yesreday OH went back to using bread machine - phew - not quite right but better than his 


pets and why they are called what they are called

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 18:44

i have heard that rescue centres are having difficulty re-homing cats and dogs. Alas I am full, dog and 2 cats is all we can manage, 

What new plants for next year?

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 17:42

i have discovered that I ordered the new digitalis, It will come next year so I will put it in ceramic pot on patio, give on away and maybe put third in garden. Will have to see what turns up!

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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 17:15

as it's sums what about an abacus

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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 15:00

How ever did they get that sort of firework???

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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 14:55

Tomorrows bonfire is getting more 'fun' by minute. One of neighbours is now out on the Green removing turf and digging a hole. Another neighbour is out there supervising with a pint and a fag. I wonder if they'll work out that the hole as it stands (well sits) isn't big enough for stuff accumulated to be burnt. OH has opted to be in charge of bonfire. Such Fun!!!!!

I also thought it was going further down - not outside the houses .....

One thing I bet there'll be more revelry than at the wedding. Jubilee there was and I organised that!

 Think I'll contribute some of my apple mountain by making an apple cake.

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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 13:55

Brrrrrrr. Just raked up a few more leaves. OH has been mowing piles I make but thse were only small leavesand not as tough as oak so scooped them up and put them in bin. They are damp and that is good I think.

New at all this compost stuff. I ordered a compost bin - from the offer - but when it came was too small so am using it for the leaves, Thing is nearly full and oak has only just started shaking off the leaves, Hoping with wet/damp they will settle down. Leaving the lid off.

I get upset when going thru mother stuff. i agree I thunk it is far worse as she is still here. Although she has no use or need of it.

Nosey now - what firework accident?

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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 12:15

Still pleased I don't drink Coke. Son does so usually remnants of bottle around for more useful uses.

Think you are all heading in right direction Jo

I see snow in west country. Not this far north though.

Eldest son has told us not to buy baby any Christmas pressies as thye have already been given so much stuff. (sigh) Did so want to visit a toy shop!

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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 11:54

Just spent half an hour on Skype watching granddaughter. She's getting podgy but at least she was awake. Quite funny Oscar dog barked, their dog barked back - like a conversation.

Thing id Jo when youare planning to move you have to be really ruthless, take a deep breath and get rid of stuff. Sounds as though you have made a good start - it may take some months -our clearing out did. Then Mum moved in and we are now ful of all her unsorted stuff. Parents!!!!

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